Frederick Walker, Illustration to 'Spring Days' by Dora Greenwell

Frederick Walker, Illustration to 'Spring Days' by Dora Greenwell

Frederick Walker (1840-1875)
Illustration to 'Spring Days' by Dora Greenwell
Published in A Round of Days (1866), Picture Posies (1874) and English Rustic Pictures (1882); edited and engraved by the Dalziel brothers
1862
Wood engraving
Museum no. E.2570-1904

Walker was commissioned by the Dalziel brothers, leading publishers and wood engravers of the day, to produce a series of prints. They gave him free-rein to choose his subjects and then had poems written to suit the images.